The DOG comprises an APS and a base unit which simply plugs into the usb port of any PC. The APS plugs into a car's On Board Diagnostics-II (OBD-II) port and connects to the app via RF. On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) is a computer-based system designed to monitor the performance of vehicle engine components. The DOG works with any vehicle built in the World since 1996.
Once the APS is properly installed, start monitors the vehicle's diagnostics and provides immidiate information about any problems when it arises. In addition to check engine diagnostics it also gives you fuel, battery status in real time. When the alarm settings are programmed The DOG will then act as an alarm system texting, emailing, calling and even activating your home alarm system of an unauthorized access into your vehicle, letting you know when family members leave and returns instantly via text or sounding the alarm.